Dozens of rescuers have been clearing the particles to seek out any residents presumably nonetheless trapped, police officer Ravindra Kadam mentioned.
Heavy monsoon rains in the course of the day flooded a number of components of the town that’s India‘s monetary and leisure capital.
The channel mentioned the building collapsed onto one other construction in a slum in the Malad West space of Mumbai.
Residents joined the hearth and cops in rescuing folks and so they took the seven injured to a hospital in the suburban Kandivali space.
Building collapses are frequent in India in the course of the June-September monsoon season when heavy rains weaken the foundations of constructions which can be poorly constructed.
In 2019, a three-story building collapsed in a hilly space in the northern Indian city of Solan following heavy rains, killing 14 folks. A four-story building collapsed in Mumbai the identical 12 months and killed 10 folks.